What one Catholic school in East L.A. is doing to serve its Latino students.

What one Catholic school in East L.A. is doing to serve its Latino students.

Latinos are severely underrepresented in Catholic education. But at Dolores Mission school in East Los Angeles, the story is different.

Meet the faces behind the Jesuit run school seeking to form young men and women for others. They serve an overwhelmingly Latino and low-income community and are doing what Catholic education must do in order to remain relevant to the future of the Church.

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What does the Church have to gain from integrating Latinos into their schools? Everything.

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